Elva was born and raised in Ecuador, she attended SEK International University and did a semester in Segovia, Spain at SEK where she graduated with a degree in Hotel Management and Business Administration. Elva has traveled all over Europe, her studies abroad have helped her shape her sense of the world, building and maintaining relationships.
Elva was the first non-native English speaker to teach children English at the British Council of Ecuador, where she learnt English herself for 7 years receiving certification from the University of Cambridge. Working with children was one of the most rewarding and character building experiences of her life and dearest to her heart.
Elva spent summers in the Hamptons since she was 7 years old every summer, her love for the Hamptons and the United Sates finally got her to stay in 2007, since then she has resided in Hampton Bays with her husband and two children.
Elva has been working in real estate for the past thirteen years. Her administrative real estate career started in 2007 working as an administrative assistant for the Southampton, New York office of Engel & Volkers, becoming a Licensed Real Estate Salesperson in 2008. Elva worked at E&V until that real estate office was sold to Nest Seekers in 2011, keeping her position as an administrative assistant and later becoming Operations Manager for the Southampton office where she presently works.
Elva oversees administrative operations within Nest Seekers in the Hamptons and works closely with the Regional Manager and all the departments within the company to ensure that agents receive the highest quality of support. Elva is highly regarded amongst her peers and co-workers, has a positive, enthusiastic attitude, and understands the agents needs.
Elva is fluent in Spanish and in English. Elva also studied German and has basic knowledge of the language.